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Luiss Guido Carli

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Sports, Ethics and Managerial Skills

The course is open to all students who play sports on a competitive level, registered for the 2016-2017 academic year in a master’s program in the Departments of Economics and Finance or Political Science, or in their III, IV or V year of the single-cycle master’s program in Law.

The course is completely free of charge, participants will earn credits as listed in the study plan under Other Activities. 

 The course is open to all students who can demonstrate having played a sport at a competitive level for at least 12 month while registered in a bachelor's or single-cycle master's degree program. Athletes from LUISS teams and off-campus teams are welcome. Students who participate in off-campus teams must provide appropriate documentation from their sports association that will be verified upon registration. Students who play on LUISS teams do not have to provide documentation.

The course consists of 20 hours of seminars, divided into 5 four-hour sessions during the second semester. To earn credits, students must attend at least 80% of the total hours, which means students can miss a total of 4 hours.

The course will not be offered in English.

Course themes:

  • ethics, values and sports
  • sports and soft skills: examples of excellence
  • sports law
  • principles of sports association management 

Course calendar

General rules 

  • To earn credits, students must attend the minimum number of hours for each course.
  • A tutor will be in charge of tracking attendance, which will be done by signing a register. Students who do not sign this register will be considered absent. Attendance is compulsory and will be used to determine the credits earned. No exceptions will be made.
  • Absences are calculated on the basis of the attendance register. Depending on the calendar and their personal needs, students can either miss a single day, or can leave early (to minimize distractions, arriving late is not permitted).
  • Once a student has selected one of the courses, they cannot earn the credits in any other way.
  • Students who have already earned the credits in their study plan under Other Activites and those who have already begun taking foreign language courses or any other for-credit Other Activity course cannot apply for the course.

More information

  • The program is opened to a maximum of 50 students from all relevant departments, according to the aforementioned athletic requirements. Requirements will be verified at the end of the registration period, in September 2015.
  • Where less than the minimum number of 15 students sign up for a course, that course will not be offered.
  • Activities will take place on Friday afternoons and Saturdays; 8-hour lessons (from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) will have a lunch break from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. The lunch break is not considered a course hour.
  • No activities will take place during exam periods.
  • All courses will take place on a LUISS campus.


To register for this course you must send an email to with your full name and your matriculation number between June 8 and 23, 2016. Requests received before or after this period will not be considered.

The course calendar will be available in September 2016.